Tertiary Education sending wrong signals everywhere

Kieran Madden Auckland, April 18, 2018 “The higher education system is a colossal waste of time and money—far more about signalling to future employers than gaining skills and knowledge.” The above are the provocative (and highly educated) comments of Economist Bryan Caplan, author of the recently-released book, “The Case Against Education.” Without going quite so far, I think he is…

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Round Two of Tourism Infrastructure Fund opens

Kelvin Davis Wellington, April 18, 2018 Applications are open for Round Two of the Tourism Infrastructure Fund. The Tourism Infrastructure Fund provides up to $25 million per year to co-fund, with councils, the development of visitor-related public infrastructure such as toilets, carparks, freedom camping facilities and sewerage and water works. The fund supports communities facing pressure from tourism growth and…

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